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There are now separate numbers for the Parish Office (703-221-4044), School Office (703-221-3868), and Religious Education Office (703-221-3127). If a parishioner wishes to reach someone in those offices, we ask that they please call the designated number. This is a change from the previous arrangement where you would be able to dial an extension after reaching the general number of the parish. We had to make this change to correct problems we were having with the former system.

Upcoming Parish Events

Fall 2017 Candidate Ballots will be available here and in the church vestibule the weekend of 10/15.

Ballots Due 10/22

Please place your paper ballot in the “Ballot Box” in the church before the evening of 10/22. You will need your envelope number. Please call the office Mon, Wed or Fri if you give electronically and don’t know your envelope number 703-221-4044.

Pastoral Council Voting Ballot

Fall 2017 Candidate Information and Photos

55+ Ministry Living Will Presentation

Thursday, October 26th

Two Times: 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Location: Parish Center Dining Facility

Contact: Lisa Ostendorf.

John Paul Open House

November 5th
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School will be holding an Open House. The first 100 8th graders to pre-register will receive a free t-shirt!

Please visit or email or call 703-445-0300 for more information.

Altar Server Training

October 21st
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Altar Server Training for any interested 5th grade or older boys and girls, will be held on October 21st from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Church.

Please contact Paul Jacobsmeyer
to sign-up or questions.

Middle School Youth Ministry (MSYM)

October 29th
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Held in the Parish Center Dining Hall. Please join us for Middle School Mayhem!!! Enjoy an evening of fun, food, and fellowship.

Please contact Sheila Noble for more information.

Baptismal Prep

Sunday, November 12th 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Our next class will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 1:30 pm-2:30 pm in the Br. Juniper Room.

Please call the parish office to register at 703-221-4044.

Thanksgiving 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

November 25th at 9:00 am

All athletes age 8 and up, please come and participate in the Annual Father’s Day 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on November 25, 2017 at 9:00 am in the Parish Center Gym. Teams can be sponsored for $50.

For further information please contact either Dr. Ken Dunn or Kevin Horwath.

Theology On Tap

October 23, 2017

Ornery Beer Company and Public House
Young Adult Gathering at 6:30 p.m.
Talk Open to All at 7:30 p.m.
Talk Details:

The speaker for this month will be Marie Dennis, Co-President of Pax Christi

Eucharistic Minister Training

November 4th
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

November 4th from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Church. There will be In-Service Training for all new Eucharistic Ministers and to update all current Eucharistic Ministers on some procedural changes.

For more information, please contact Chanel Marquis.

St. Francis Men’s Group

Tuesday, November 14th at 7:30 pm

Our October meeting will be on Tuesday, November 14th at 7:30 pm in the Br. Juniper Room. Please join us to view a presentation by Fr. Rohr Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM on his book “Falling Upward” – a straightforward and bracing book with the message: the spiritual life is not static – you will come to a crisis in your life, and after the crisis, if you are open to it, you will enter a space of spiritual refreshment, peace and compassion that you could not have imagined before.

For more information,
please contact Tony Mercogliano.

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